Stage 6: Mola di Bari to Margherita di Savoia, 154km
Mark Cavendish (Omega Pharma-Quick Step) took his second win, finishing well ahead of runner-up Elia Viviani (Cannondale) – once more a bridesmaid – and Matthew Goss (Orica-GreenEDGE). Continue reading
Every few years, a country or region produces a stellar crop of cyclists and this year, it seems we have a full-on Latin revolution on our hands! I’m talking about a return to the days of Kelme, Café de Colombia, and Lucho Herrera – yes, it’s the rise of the Colombians.
Lucho Herrera on the way to his Vuelta victory in 1987 (Image: Wikipedia)
Today is the second anniversary of the death of Wouter Weylandt. The 26-year-old Leopard Trek rider died from injuries sustained in a crash on stage three of the 2011 Giro.
His death occurred the day before the first anniversary of his sole Giro victory, coincidentally also stage three. Here’s how he won that day. It’s how I choose to remember him.